15 European countries including France urged Israel, said - do not build new houses in the West Bank

15 European countries including France urged Israel, said - do not build new houses in the West Bank

 15 European countries, including France, have urged Israel to halt plans to build more illegal settlements in the West Bank. 15 European countries, including France, Germany and Italy, said on Friday that Israel should freeze a program to build more than 4,000 new housing units in the West Bank region. Let us inform that according to the statement issued by the Foreign Ministry of France, this information has been received. Dozens of other European countries have also signed the statement.

A few days ago Israeli officials said they would approve 4,000 new housing units in the West Bank. The statement further said that we urge the Israeli authorities to withdraw this decision.

violation of international law

The statement also said that the new settlements being built by Israel "clearly violate international law". Due to this move of Israel, the growing gap between the two regions, (Israeli and Palestinians) will further increase. 

The European Union has condemned

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said in a statement: "The EU condemns the approval by the Israeli authorities of plans to expand illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank, moving more than 4,400 housing units." ' Earlier on Friday, Turkey also condemned plans to expand illegal Israeli settlements. The West Bank, including East Jerusalem, is viewed as occupied territory under international law, thus making all Jewish settlements there illegal.

America also objected 

On Friday, the US also objected to the construction of new homes in the Palestinian territories occupied by Israel. The US State Department's deputy spokeswoman, Jalina Porter, said the US was aware of Israel's decision to extend the new West Bank settlement until May 12. He said that we strongly oppose the expansion of settlements which increases the tension

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Do you know these things about Anthony Albanese who defeated Scott Morrison? Many challenges will be faced as Prime Minister

Do you know these things about Anthony Albanese who defeated Scott Morrison? Many challenges will be faced as Prime Minister

Australian voters have pushed for an end to nine years of Liberal rule in favor of a centre-left opposition that has promised strong action on climate change. To form a majority government, parties need a majority of 76 seats. The Labor Party's Anthony Albanese, who won the election, will now be the new Prime Minister of Australia. After the election results were out, Morrison said he would resign as leader of the Liberal Party. He said that he takes responsibility for his party's defeat. The Labor Party currently holds 73 seats, according to the Australian Electoral Commission. Early vote counts showed a strong bias toward Greens candidates and independents, who sought emissions cuts far beyond commitments made by Morrison's coalition.

Who is  Anthony  Albanese 

Albanese is one of Australia's longest-serving politicians and was briefly deputy prime minister under Kevin Rudd in 2013. He has earned a reputation as a defender of free healthcare, an advocate of LGBT rights, a Republican and a diehard rugby league fan. Albanese, 59, had a childhood spent by a single mother with the help of a disability pension. At the age of just 33, he reached Parliament in 1996 by winning the Sydney seat on a Labor Party ticket. In 2007, when Kevin Rudd's Labor Party came to power, Albanese was made Minister of Infrastructure and Transport. Due to internal strife in the party, the Prime Minister was changed and Anthony Albanese became Deputy Prime Minister. But his tenure as Deputy PM lasted only 10 weeks. His party lost in the next election.

 Challenges ahead for Albanese as Prime Minister?

One of Albanese's first priorities as prime minister will be to rebuild relations with foreign leaders, who Morrison says has neglected foreign policy in recent years. China recently signed a military agreement with the Solomon Islands near Australia, China is planning to build its first military base in the Pacific. On Tuesday, Albanians are expected to be in Tokyo for talks with quad members from the United States, India and Japan, where they will discuss priorities for safeguarding free passage in the Indo-Pacific. Voters have turned to the Labor Party over the Liberal Party's inaction on climate change. Marija Taflaga, director of the Australian Politics Study Center at the Australian National University, noted the vote's shift to the Greens. 

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